STATE—Optimistic women have a lower risk of developing heart disease or dying from any cause compared to pessimistic women, according to research reported in “Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.”
CRANFORD—VITAS Innovative Hospice Care will present a free program, “Planning for the Future” on Tuesday, Oct. 6, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue.
HOLLAND, MI – Summer is winding down and thoughts are migrating toward “back to school”. Most parents are excited, most kids are not. With the start of school, bad habits that accumulated in the summer will have to change.
HACKENSACK — If children in your household exhibit the common signs of social vulnerability—being ignored, excluded or rejected by peers—or you’re aware of a child who is experiencing this problem, free group sessions at Fairleigh Dickinson University can help.
NEWARK—As the incidence of food allergies continues to rise, families are often concerned about dining out. More than 12 millions Americans, including 6 percent of children, are affected by allergies to tree nuts, peanuts, seeds, milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, soy, and wheat, the most common food allergens.
SCOTCH PLAINS—Monday, Sept. 21, marks the 23rd annual golf outing to benefit the Center For Hope Hospice & Palliative Care. This year the event will be held at Ash Brook Golf Course, Scotch Plains.
STATE—Did you know that, in the United States, one person completes suicide every 16 minutes? Or that it’s estimated that more than 5 million people in the United States have been directly affected by a suicide?
STATE—The Division of Mental Health Services reported more than 4000 assault incidents and 13 deaths at state psychiatric hospitals in 2008.
CRANFORD—CancerCare of New Jersey has announced its annual 5K run/Walk for Hope, sponsored by Novartis Oncology. The event will be taking place in four locations throughout New Jersey, including Nomahegan Park, Cranford on Saturday, Oct. 3. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the walk begins at 10 a.m.
PERTH AMBOY – Raritan Bay Medical Center has announced a number of events open to the public this September.